When a person leaves assets to his or her family members, there is always the chance that one or more of the family members may disagree with the distribution of the assets or feel slighted in some way. A dispute over a large inheritance has recently made the news as it has pitted a mother against her own son and stepson. Michigan families who are deciding the fate of assets and funds may want to follow the story as it unfolds.
An out-of-state woman is suing her son and stepson over the estate of her late husband who died in 2013. The estate is reported to be worth $91 million. Since the man died, the woman has been paid $20 million from the estate. The woman is seeking a detailed account of the estate through the courts.